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In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate! Kids will eat this up for summer reading or anytime! Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate!
The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents for several generations. It's an enjoyable story that pulls in even reluctant readers. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. Published May 23rd by HarperCollins first published More Details Original Title.
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Jul 05, Robert rated it liked it Shelves: fiction , leveled-library , , chocolate , magic , simile. I read this yearly with my students and have done so throughout my career. It's a book that works well at the beginning of the year or with groups who may not be up to level later in the year. John Midas likes chocolate. He finds a coin. On one side is a picture of a fat boy, on the other his initials.
He finds that he can purchase a box of chocolates with this coin. Soon he has his own special Midas touch. I find that I need to teach the students the story of King Midas prior to reading this book I read this yearly with my students and have done so throughout my career.
I find that I need to teach the students the story of King Midas prior to reading this book they understand the parallels. The reading is fairly easy and the concepts clear. Students do not struggle to understand the humor. View 2 comments. I love this book partly because I read it as a child and partly because I love the lessons that it teaches children, such as: 1.
There definitely can be TOO much of a good thing such as Christmas every day, chocolate all the time, etc. Nutrition - our body needs healthy foods to function healthily. Moderation in all things.
It teaches these ideas in a fun, silly way that kids love. View 1 comment. I've always loved this book : This reading of it was no different. It wasn't quite how I remembered, but a charming fable nonetheless.
View all 3 comments. Jan 23, Annastone rated it really liked it. This book had one lesson, not to be greedy. The book stayed on topic so it wasn't very confusing. Some books I read didn't have that "trait" in them. Sep 27, Medford Children's Library rated it really liked it.
John Midas loves chocolate more than anything in the world, including his friends and family. His greed is punished when he is given the chocolate touch. Everything John puts near his mouth turns to chocolate! It sounds great at first because everything from toothpaste to his pencil turns into delicious chocolate but it becomes disasterous.
A very funny read for third grade and up. Kids will be interested to learn more about an ancient Greek myth about King Midas who was given the golden touch. F John Midas loves chocolate more than anything in the world, including his friends and family. Food for thought: If you could turn anything to chocolate what would it be?
AND Do you think John learned his lesson? Oct 23, Amy rated it it was ok Shelves: childrens-chapter-books , reviewed. Repetitive, repetitive, repetitive! And did you notice all of those "repetitives? The early parts of The Chocolate Touch started out entertainingly, but the middle was so much of the same thing over and over again, it became a real challenge to get through it! When I finished reading the book, my niece looked at me and exclaimed, "What?!
We weren't impressed. Jan 14, Kirby star rod rated it really liked it. I think this book was a good book but I would not want to be in the same situation he is in. But chocolate is one of my favorite things. So I would definitely read this book. This is largely a retelling of the story of King Midas, but with something that children value far more than gold - chocolate! As a big nerd of classical antiquity, I really liked the idea behind this book.
Also, on principle, I am a big fan of trying to tell all the stories in new and different ways. So, I was excited to settle down and read this to my 8 year old.
The book did what it set out to do, but it did little more. Except for the initial concept, it was not especially clever. At times, This is largely a retelling of the story of King Midas, but with something that children value far more than gold - chocolate! She was excited to read through it. So, it pleases its target audience well enough.
Jul 11, Blair Sims rated it really liked it. It was great! I loved it so much 4 star rating :]. A cautionary retelling of the famous legend of king Midas.
The Chocolate Touch: Chapters Review 1. What did John find unusual about the man inside the store? Why didn't John make it to Susan's house? Is this book written from a first or third person point of view? Why did Mr.
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Patrick Skene Catling. In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate! Kids will eat this up for summer reading or anytime! The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents for several generations. It's an enjoyable story that pulls in even reluctant readers.
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Check out Scribid. Audiobook Check out Audiobooks. My 1st grade class was into it for the most part but the overall book itself was pretty boring and predictable even for a group of year olds. The printing was messed up as well, each page with a picture had nothing on the page behind it so it really threw me off when we all sat down for read aloud, I thought the book was maybe missing pages.
Ну видите, все не так страшно, правда? - Она села в кресло и скрестила ноги. - И сколько вы заплатите. Вздох облегчения вырвался из груди Беккера. Он сразу же перешел к делу: - Я могу заплатить вам семьсот пятьдесят тысяч песет.
Я им все расскажу. - Хейл выдержал паузу. - Выпустите меня, и я слова не скажу про Цифровую крепость. - Так не пойдет! - рявкнул Стратмор, - Мне нужен ключ. - У меня нет никакого ключа.
Может быть, я так и сделаю.
Возможно, он работал в одиночку. Стратмор хмыкнул. Мысль Сьюзан показалась ему достойной внимания. - Неплохо, но есть одно .
Сьюзан, - сказал Стратмор, уже теряя терпение, - директор не имеет к этому никакого отношения. Он вообще не в курсе дела. Сьюзан смотрела на Стратмора, не веря своим ушам. У нее возникло ощущение, что она разговаривает с абсолютно незнакомым человеком.
Я не электрик. Позвони в технический отдел. - В куполе нет света. - У тебя галлюцинации. Тебе пора отправляться домой. - Он перевел взгляд на схему. - Там темно как в преисподней! - закричала .
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Most of the time John Midas was a very nice boy.Christabel L. 18.06.2021 at 06:25
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John Midas is delighted when, through a magical gift, everything his lips touch turns into chocolate.